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Tolerance of poverty

The latest edition of UNICEF’s report on child poverty showed the United States ranks second out of 35 developed countries on the scale of what economists call “relative child poverty” with 23.1 percent of its children living in poverty. Only Romania ranked higher. ...

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Father’s don’t be a Ricochet Rabbit or Touché Turtle

Sitting down looking over my back yard, for certain reasons I thought about the turtle. I do not know if it had anything to do with the up and coming Father’s Day ...

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AIDS 2012 Civil Society Leadership: Marcus Day

Marcus Day is director of the Caribbean Drug Abuse Research Institute as well as founder and coordinator of the Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition, based in Castries, St. Lucia. ...

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State Representative Hazelle Rogers statement on Citizens Property Insurance

As a new hurricane season begins, we are reminded of the importance of Floridians having adequate property insurance to protect their homes and families. I will continue to fight against unnecessary property insurance rate increases, especially for customers of the state-run Citizens Property ...

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Rick Scott is all about purging FAMU too

Dean Colson, the Chairman of Florida’s state university system Board of Governors congratulated 8 Florida A& M University Board of Trustees for following his directive. Last week, Colson wrote a terse letter to the BOT demanding that FAMU President Dr. James Ammons be held “accountable.” ...

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The devil is a lair

An excerpt from a Gantt Report was selected a few years ago to be displayed at the United States National Freedom Museum in the “Freedom of Speech” section. ...

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ARMY Salute

Kerren McKinney Jefferson was one of the graduates recently honored at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Pompano Beach. Among her accomplishments include graduating with Academic Honors from Blanche Ely High School ...

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Mitt Romney is like the joke that never ends

Mitt Romney has got to be the absolute worse excuse for a politician ever. His endless gaffes, his mechanical personality, his lack of knowledge about what is really going on in the world of politics, and his inability to connect with ordinary people have all been the things, and will continue to be the things that political junkies ...

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Pressing President Obama

Members of the Republican Party have proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that they will go to any lengths to make sure that they win the 2012 presidential election. These folks have gone over and beyond in their efforts to be cunning, conniving, and just down right sneaky. ...

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When you feel like you’re in-between a dog and a fire hydrant

What sorrow awaits you who lie awake at night, thinking up evil plans. You rise at dawn and hurry to carry them out, simply because you have the power to do so. -- Micah 2:1New Living Translation ...

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